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Bob Dylan & Your Filmmaking Career

“Try to disconnect the idea of cinema with the idea of making a living and money.”
Francis Ford Coppola 
Who said art has to cost money? 959 more words

Screenwriting

Christmas in May

“In this screenplay, I imagined a deadbeat father who had bailed on his kids years earlier, looking to return home to make amends.”
Writer/director Edward Burns on… 553 more words

Screenwriting

#88 - Newlyweds

Admittedly I’m an Ed Burns fan, have been since The Brother McMullen, I really enjoy how he constructs intimate and realistic stories where characters are important and relate to each other in real ways.   63 more words

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Facing the Possibility of Failure

“Prior to creating my first television show, Public Morals, I made eleven movies in twenty years, and half were considered failures…If you allow yourself to get crippled by the possibility of failure, you’re going to rob yourself of a lot of great experiences. 166 more words

Screenwriting

Your Story's Story

“I remember when we were doing the press for The Brothers McMullen somebody in Fox Searchlight’s press department kept talking about the thing that’s going to help this movie—it’s the movie, but it’s the story of the movie. 337 more words

Screenwriting

Finding Your Filmmaking Niche

“For your first screenplay, what I’m going to ask all of you is to think about your favorite films and what genre they are. Whatever that genre is, I want you to write that kind of script. 444 more words

Filmmaking

MOVIE REVIEW | ***AFI 100*** #71. Saving Private Ryan (1998)

“The American Film Institute’s list of the 100 Greatest Movies was selected by AFI’s blue-ribbon panel of more than 1,500 leaders of the American movie community to commemorate 100 Years of Movies”. 791 more words

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